Lawrence — The Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence selected the Giordano Family Methuen Karate Association as the recipient of its 11th annual Jeannie Melucci Memorial award.

The Melucci award recognizes the karate association’s efforts for making a difference at the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence.

The award is dedicated to the memory of Jeannie Melucci, a former staff member of the Boys and Girls Club who demonstrated her commitment and love for the club through her exemplary work.